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Murder & Violent Crimes

In cases involving serious violent crimes, the consequences of conviction can include everything from years in prison and high fines to loss of your career and loss of your good name and reputation. A conviction of murder in Pennsylvania can carry with it the death penalty.

Choosing the right lawyer to defend you can be critical to the outcome of your violent crimes defense case. Make sure that you choose wisely.

At the law office of Schemery Zicolello , we handle murder and other violent crime defense matters in Williamsport, Lock Haven and the surrounding areas of Pennsylvania.

Our principal criminal defense attorney — Kyle W. Rude — is one of only a handful of lawyers in Pennsylvania who has been certified by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to handle death penalty cases in both federal and state courts. This certification means that he has proven himself through his advocacy at trial and his results to be skilled and knowledgeable in the area of criminal defense in capital cases.

If you are facing violent crime charges, Dial Kyle as soon as possible. Call 570-279-4371 (866-497-7991 toll free) to schedule a free initial consultation.

Our lawyers provide strong defense in all types of violent crime matters, including death penalty (capital) cases, first-degree murder, involuntary and voluntary manslaughter, violent sex crimes, aggravated assault, vehicular manslaughter and other violent crime matters.

Fierce Advocates At Every Stage Of Defense

We are advocates for our clients at every stage of a criminal defense matter, including preliminary hearings, detention hearings, suppression of evidence hearings, plea negotiations, jury trials, bench trials and appeals.

Our criminal defense trial lawyer is known for his straightforward, aggressive approach to defending his clients against violent crimes charges and for his ability to effectively challenge the prosecution at every stage of a case. We draw on our expert resources and our legal knowledge to investigate and build the strongest strategic case that we can on your behalf.

We Make Sure Your Rights Are Protected

We will serve as your shield against the long arm of the criminal justice system. We will ensure that your rights are protected and that you do not incriminate yourself in any way.

Free Initial Consultations

We offer free initial consultations to answer your questions and help you understand your legal rights and options. We know that clients need strong representation even if they cannot afford it, so we will work with you to create an affordable payment plan.

Contact us online or call 570-279-4371 or 866-497-7991 to schedule your appointment.